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Do “this question has not received enough attention” bounties work as well as we'd like them to?

I've answered a couple of bounty questions in the last couple of weeks, the bounty list was not something I'd had a lot to do with before. They seem to attract a lot of answers, which is the point, ...
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Bounty reason isn't showing up

A couple days ago, I started a bounty on this question, selecting the reason "Authoritative reference needed". I didn't add any supplementary text; I felt that the default wording said enough. When I ...
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Is it ok to set up a bounty for a question, where I already know which answer I want to accept?

The reason for setting up a bounty is, that I want to reward a similar but later answer, which goes into great details, but in the end is very similar to the earlier answer, which contained everything ...
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Can I split a bounty?

The instructions for a bounty rewarding exemplary existing answers states: One or more of the answers is exemplary and worthy of an additional bounty. However, it doesn't look like I can split the ...
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What to do if I want to change the numbers in a question?

Main site question: Remotely controlled battle starship. I posted the question and it was answered by several users, but now I want to change the numbers and add some more detail. Is it acceptable to ...
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The second annual Holiday Bountapalooza

Greetings, worldbuilders! It's been a long year of creature-designing, map-making and society-building, and we're now in the throes of Winter Bash. Last year, to commemorate the holidays, we had the ...
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How do I award a bounty after it was auto-awarded?

I put a bounty on one of my questions over a week ago but had some major life events and wasn't able to get back in time to award it! Half the bounty was auto-awarded to the highest rated answer, but ...
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Get in the spirit: The first annual holiday bounty extravaganza - or bountapalooza

GTZ to you world builders. In the spirit of the holidays I have offered up three bounties on some of my older questions. Please feel free to join me in offering some of your hard earned (... well ...
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Is it considered bad form to ask OP to assign bounty if s/he has accepted your answer?

I don't want to come across as petty or ungrateful over what are essentially meaningless internet points, so I was just wondering what the rule or general concensus is in this situation. I feel I ...
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VTC on a question with a bounty

Today, during my early morning stroll around the site, I found this question: Super A.I. trapped in an R/C car. Can it escape? It is blatantly off-topic, since it's about the actions of a single ...